When Harlem Was in Vogue by David Lewis

When Harlem Was in Vogue

byDavid Lewis

Paperback | June 1, 1997

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"A major study...one that thorougly interweaves the philosophies and fads, the people and movements that combined to give a small segment of Afro America a brief place in the sun."—The New York Times Book Review.

About The Author

David Levering Lewis is the Martin Luther King Professor of History at Rutgers University & was recently awarded a MacArthur Fellowship. "W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919" received the Bancroft, Parkman, & Pulitzer prizes, & was a finalist for the National Book Award & National Book Critics Circle Award. He also wrote "W....

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Title:When Harlem Was in VogueFormat:PaperbackPublished:June 1, 1997Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140263349

ISBN - 13:9780140263343

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Table of Contents

Preface to the Penguin Edition

1. We Return Fighting
2. City of Refuge
3. Stars
4. Enter the New Negro
5. The Six
6. Nigger Heaven
7. A Jam of a Party
8. The Fall of the Manor
9. It's Dead Now


From Our Editors

Stretching from the close of World War I to immediately after the Depression, the Harlem Renaissance was a time of glorious artistic freedom and intellectual collaboration between black artists and white bohemians of Greenwich village. In his masterful and fascinating study of this era, Lewis takes a daring look at what was considered to be a successful utopian effort at assimilating and validating black culture in white America. photos